Annie Wan

Washington University-Digital Arts and Experimental Media PhD
Wan's phd dissertation "Mobility and Fragmentation: Beyond Site-specificity in Art" explores the notion of constructing, presenting and perceiving an artwork through its nomadic qualities and its connections between different sites and site/ context. It is structured around research background in history and discourses of site-specific art, philosophy of space and spatial practices; semiotics in space and instability between a particular space and its signified, anthropological approach towards transcendence of perception; the temporal shift in location as a mobile, yet physical entity and its significance of this relational specificity in an artwork.

Relation : Muybridge Moment (MuMo) , Artist Talk「Product As New Art - 温故地新」

Motoi Ishibashi

Born in 1975. International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences graduate. While studying here, he used an ADXL202 accelerometer to create "G-Display", a game where users tilt the screen to play. In 2006, he founded DGN Co., Ltd., a company that designs interactive systems for showroom and science museum exhibitions. He applies his talents in electronics and programming to a wide variety of fields, including art, design, research and performance. He is especially interested in expanding the limits of recreation and incorporating hacking into his projects. 
In 2008, he founded 4nchor5 la6 and runs it alongside Daito Manabe. In the same year, his piece, "Sonic Floor", was selected as a distinguished work by the committee for the Agency of Cultural Affairs' Media Art Festival. Company Director, DGN Co., Ltd.

Relation: Pa++ern , Artist Talk「Product As New Art - 温故地新」

Keiichi Irie

Professor,Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Science.Architect

Relation: Biennale Symposium「Yokusai Iinuma」

Indae Hwang

Hwang's research explores the impact of aesthetics in the perception of location-based information. His work focuses on the aestheticization of artifacts, such as RFID tags, Ubisense Tags, AR Markers, and mobile devices, to connect users with digital information embedded in physical environments. By making these systems tangible and visible through their aesthetic value users are given a choice to participate in location-based information systems, becoming active rather than passive participants. Hwang is currently a PhD student in the Faculty of Art & Design at Monash University.

Relation: Media Creatures , Artist Talk「Product As New Art - 温故地新」

Toji Kamata

Born in1926,Tokusima,Japan.Professor KOKORO research senter・Kyoto university

Relation : OGAKI BIENNALE Symposia

Masahiro Kobayashi

Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences Professor, and Director of the IAMAS Center for Media Culture. Kobayashi also works as a researcher in physiological art. His studies are focused on the triangular relationship between medicine, art, and philosophy with regards to the “body”; which he applies to the artistic expression in performing arts research and criticism, as well as healthcare and welfare. Kobayashi’s other activities include working as a producer of stage performance art. His main written works include: The Modern Form of Illness Theory (Yamairon no genzaikei), Discourse on Medical Knowledge (I no chi no taiwa), and Clinical Art (Rinshosuru geijutsugaku).

Relation : Biennale Symposium「Yokusai Iinuma」

Keijiro Sato

1927-2009. Composer, studied under Hayasaka Fumio. By recommendation of his teacher, he was added to the "Experimental Studio" in 1953. He then presented his well-known work "Calligraphy for the Piano" in 1960. After that he continued composing, working with modern music and tape music. From the late half of the 60s he pursued developing a stereo image shifting system based on multi-channel acoustics. At the 1970 Osaka World Fair (in the Mitsui Building), he was in charge of an acoustic design project that used a 127-channel stereo image shifting system. Around the same period he also presented “Electronic Raga”, a project that created electronic sound when users touched metal terminals. In addition he was responsible for the music on various radio shows, dramas, and documentary films. From 1972 he began using magnets from broken speakers and earphones to create moving objects. He eventually showed these creations at an exhibition called "The Joy of Vibration". Since then, he exhibited at the Sony Building, Wako Ginza, the Isetan Art Museum, the Paris City Modern Art Museum, and Seville Expo'92. His piece "Susuki-Wave" is part of the permanent exhibition at the Kobe City Children's Science Museum.

Relation: Electronic Raga (1980)

Atsuhito Sekiguchi

President Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Science/International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences.Artist

Relation: Artist Talk「Product As New Art - 温故地新」

Troy Innocent

Monash University Multimedia Digital Art
Troy Innocent is a world builder, iconographer and reality newbie. Since 1989, he has been constructing languages and evolving artificial worlds. These have been exhibited internationally at galleries and symposia, including ISEA, ACM SIGGRAPH (USA), Ars Electronica (Austria) and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (Australia). His most recent work is an urban art environment entitled Colony situated in the Melbourne Docklands.

Relation : Media Creatures , Artist Talk「Product As New Art - 温故地新」

Masami Hirabayashi

IAMAS Associate Professor. He mainly researches the new potential of communication brought about by the internet and is currently interested in location-based systems/real-world interfaces and their relation to meaningful information. Sponsored by NxPC.Lab.

Relation : CCCity Remix , OOPS! - Open Ogaki Planetarium Session

Martin Riches

In 1978, following his career as an architect, Martin Riches began producing automatic machines which mimic human activities such as walking and talking. Since 1980 he has produced many music machines for sound installations, including his "Flute Playing Machine." He is also interested in clock-making technology, and produces sophisticated hand-made clocks. RICHES currently resides in Berlin.

Relation: The Thinking Machine , Artist Talk「Product As New Art - 温故地新」

Daito Manabe

Daito takes a flexible stance in his work, contributing his solid programming technique and thorough research to a wide variety of projects. At the 2009 Ars Electronica Center Opening, he presented a collaborative project with YesYesNo, led by Zachary Lieberman. He also did a performance entitled "DJing" where he used a muscle movement (EMG) sensor and a low-frequency oscillator. His experimental Youtube video, in which he used a human face as a music visualizer, received a lot of attention in geek blog circles and received over one million views in less than a month.
He served as an evaluation committee member for the digital music division at Prix ARS Electronica 2009. He started 4nchor5 la6 with Motoi Ishibashi in March 2008 and is company director of Raizomatics Co.,

Relation : Pa++ern , Artist Talk「Product As New Art - 温故地新」

Masahiro Miwa

Born in Tokyo in 1958, composer. He studied musical composition at the Berlin Art University and R. Schuman Music University. Awards include: 1989 Nyuyashou 1st place, 1991 "Today's Music/Composer Awards" 2nd place, 1992 Luigi Russo's Music Contest 1st place, 1995 Muramatsu Awards-New Composer Award, 2004 Akutagawa Composition Award, 2007 Prix Ars Electronica "Golden Nica" Award-Digital Music category.

Relation : The Thinking Machine , Artist Talk「Product As New Art - 温故地新」

Eunsu Kang

Eunsu Kang is an international media artist from Korea. Kang lives and works in the USA as an Assistant Professor of New Media Art at the University of Akron in Ohio. She received her Ph.D. in Digital Arts and Experimental Media from DXARTS at the University of Washington, an MA in Media Arts and Technology from MAT at UCSB and an MFA from the Ewha Woman's University. Her interest in a body without a "normal" communicative method and its metamorphosis into a "singing" body has been embodied as a hybrid artwork with interactive video, spatial sound, installation and performance. Creating interdisciplinary projects, her signature has been seamless integration of art disciplines and innovative techniques.

Relation : Muybridge Moment (MuMo) , Artist Talk「Product As New Art - 温故地新」


AND Course students focus on information technology related planning, design, research and development. The scope of their work covers web and database server systems, network design and operation, and application development.

Relation : The Floating Words

IAMAS CGI Course + iamasTV Project

This is a 14.5 minute long cable TV program put together primarily by students in the Academy's CGI course.
Students not only created a TV program but also gained skill and experience in planning viewing events and creating web content.


IAMAS DIT Course Team Giraffe

This workshop was created in class by DIT course students and uses design as its theme.It received an Excellence Award at "Workshop Collection 2010".

Relation : IRO IRO hunter

IAMAS DSP Course + Mobile Media Project + NxPC.Lab

IThis exhibit is run jointly by the Mobile Media Project, which concentrates on the expressive potential of the iPhone and other mobile media, the IAMAS DSP course, and the NxPC.Lab, which is researching new age club events .

Relation : OOPS! - Open Ogaki Planetarium Session

H. 584

Presented by a filmmaking group created by Shinjiro Maeda in 2006. The group's myriad activities include collaborative projects with artists and composers, stage performance recording, and installation presentations. Core participating members are Hikaru Suzuki (film director) and Shunsuke Matsushima (photo director).

Relation : The Shepherd’s Story

Kuukan Algorithm

Student and faculty volunteers make up this team of spatial algorithm creators. The original developer of the "Sekai Camera" application, Masayuki Akamatsu, called together Shoko Kanemura, Seul-Gi Kim, Ryosuke Kurosaki, Ryusei Sakamoto, Sayaka Nishino, Sho Minase, Megumi Furuta, Hiroshi Watanabe, and Mitsuya Watanabe to work in this group.

Relation : Kuukan Algorithm @ GIFU OGAKI BIENNALE "Let's make Monster Zoo !"

Spatial Informatics Research Project

Members of this project tweak the concept of spatial information and then model the information itself, exploring not only actual space in reality, but also the peculiar space that exists around a piece of art.
Research has involved 3D modeling of a city and designing a way to experience the feel of the city through a proprietary viewer. Work is also being conducted on a graphic musical notation simulator.。

Relation: Aspect of city

Real-world Semantics Aware Interface Project

Presented by one of the classes at IAMAS. They address the ways in which we receive information via mobile devices, especially the iPhone. The class aims to create a meaningful structure for consuming the overflowing amount of information on the internet and develop technology that searches for information based on user behavior and gestures.

Relation : Semantic Aware Guidance

Designing Ogaki Project

With Ogaki as its focus, this project's goal is to revitalize regional culture. By considering the city through the lenses of architecture, design, culture, and art, we propose a new image for Ogaki.

Relation : Yokusai Museum , Ogaki Downtown Stage

Yushi Yashima + SDA Project

Yushi Yashima
Born in Kobe City in 1981. He creates works that deal with invisible boundaries in everyday life, and explored the boundary between public and private in a piece where she displayed a silicon form of her own room. He also completed a work that used a straw and a permeable screen to create a difference between an actual object and its projected image.

the study of Dutch as arts
Art coordinate Atsuhito Sekiguchi+GALLERY KATSUNO

Cooperation from GALLERY Yu

Relation : the study of Dutch as arts